Reflections on Social Media, or What I Learned in Social Media for Information Professionals

I learned a great deal about the history of Web 2.0 technology and Social Media.  I had learned about Web 2.0 before, but I don’t think I fully understood it until this semester.  The early readings on what it is and the history and evolution of it really helped me to understand the concept better.  […]

E-books, Publishing, and Social Media: A Review of the Literature

This weeks materials were on e-books, publishing, and using social media. Morrison’s article talked about marketing for self-published authors using social media.  Apperantly, they should sepend 80% of their time on marketing using social media and only 20% writing.  Which Morrison argues is a lot, and that it doesn’t really work as well as people […]

Social Media: Looking Globally, A Review of the Literature

Last weeks topic was about Social Media on a global scale.  This week I have a break due to it being Spring Break. Arno’s article on how to get started on social media marketing in other countries was a big help to understand that process.  Advertising in a foreign market can’t be easy, but this […]

Social Media and Journalism: A Review of the Literature

This week dealt with a very interesting topic, Social Media and Journalism. Brooks article on how Social Media can be used to help journalists break news gave some interesting insight on how journalist can use Social Media to there advantage.  Very useful for journalists to read. Grenshing-Pophal’s article discussing weather or not Social Media was […]

Privacy and Social Media: A Review of the Literature

Again, just under the wire.  But this class is proving to be a bit of a nightmare.  I’ll have to explain more later. This week, our readings were all about privacy and other people’s perceptions of us online. I found the Fast Company article by Collins a great explanation of the differences between security and […]

Social Media Usage by the Numbers: A Review of the Literature

Got this one reposted here just in time this week.  Hopefully next week I’ll get this posted sooner. This weeks readings were on Social Network usages by individuals and groups. These articles gave me a better understanding of how Social Media is used and by whom. Bercovitz details 20 Social Media monitoring sites or apps.  […]